Alison Bell (actress)

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Alison Bell is an Australian stage, film and television actress.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Young, New South Wales and educated in Canberra, she completed an Arts/Law degree at the Australian National University before undertaking acting at the Victorian College of the Arts, where she graduated in 2004.


Bell has worked in television, documentary film and theatre.[1] She is perhaps best known for her performances on the ABC TV series Laid, for which she was nominated for an AACTA Award[2] and in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Doubt, for which she won a Helpmann Award.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Last Man Standing Gen 2 episodes
2009 Packed to the Rafters Susannah 2 episodes
2009 Rush Anna 1 episode
2010 I Rock Jane Humphries 8 episodes
2010 City Homicide Kellie Briggs 1 episode
2011 Offspring Louise 2 episode
2011–2012 Laid Roo McVie
2016 Tomorrow When the War Began Liz Linton 6 episodes
Year Production Theatre Role Notes
2005 King Lear Melbourne Theatre Company Cordelia and the Fool
2006 Doubt Sydney Theatre Company Sister James
2008 Blackbird Melbourne Theatre Company Una Nominated – Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Play
2011 As You Like It Belvoir St Theatre Rosalind
2012 Tribes Melbourne Theatre Company Sylvia
2013 Hedda Gabler State Theatre Company of South Australia Hedda Gabler Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Play
Constellations Melbourne Theatre Company Marianne Nominated – Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Play
2015 Betrayal State Theatre Company of South Australia Emma


  1. ^ Alison Bell Wellington City Libraries, 2010. Retrieved: 28 January 2012
  2. ^ Out there The Age, 28 January 2012. Retrieved: 28 January 2012
  3. ^ 2006 Helpmann Award Winners Announced Sydney Stage Archive, 1 August 2006. Retrieved: 19 March 2012

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